YIMBY Today: Jersey City’s 760-Unit 99 Hudson Street Will Stand 95 Stories, More

99 Hudson Street99 Hudson Street, rendering via City of Jersey City

99 Hudson Street [City of Jersey City Press Release]: YIMBY brought you news of 99 Hudson Street‘s height boost to 950 feet in December, and renderings released yesterday gave a skyline depiction. Details now reveal China Overseas America plans to build a 95-story, 760 condo unit mixed-use tower, with about 18,000 square feet of commercial space. The skyscraper was approved yesterday, and construction is planned to begin this spring.

3084 Webster Avenue [Commercial Observer]: Stagg Group has acquired the vacant lot of 3084 Webster Avenue and adjoining lots 410-414 East 203rd Street, in Norwood, for $4.1 million. The developer plans an 11- or 12-story, 138-unit market-rate residential building; the site boasts 124,000 square feet including the inclusionary housing bonus.

170 Amsterdam Avenue

170 Amsterdam Avenue, rendering via CoStar Group Inc.

170 Amsterdam Avenue [West Side Rag]: Construction is winding down on Equity Residential’s 20-story, 236-unit 170 Amsterdam Avenue, in Lincoln Square. Completion is imminent with leasing “set to start this year.”

LaGuardia AirTrain [New York Times]: Governor Cuomo has proposed a 1.5-mile, $450 million AirTrain to transverse the Grand Central Parkway, in East Elmhurst and North Corona, connecting LaGuardia Airport to the 7 line. “A couple of months [of designing]” are ahead, and “the train could be operational within five years.”

100 Willoughby Street

100 Willoughby Street, rendering by SLCE Architects

100 Willoughby Street [Brownstoner]: Set to rise 57 floors, 100 Willoughby Street, in Downtown Brooklyn, has risen “about 35 stories so far,” with façade quickly rising on lower levels. The building will eventually house 861 apartment units, and completion is expected by 2016.

23-10 45th Avenue [The Real Deal]: An 11,145 square-foot assemblage has hit the market for $41.5 million in Long Island City. The lots include 23-10 – 23-14 45th Avenue, and 45-03 – 45-09 23rd Street, and amount to “more than 167,000 buildable square feet.” A mixed-use project could rise, and multiple three-story townhouses currently occupy the site.

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